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 Bill Status of HB1975  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  PREVENTION CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE

House Sponsors
Rep. Michelle Mussman - Fred Crespo - Avery Bourne - Amy Elik - Joyce Mason, Katie Stuart, LaToya Greenwood, Jonathan Carroll, Justin Slaughter, Kelly M. Cassidy, Deb Conroy, Kathleen Willis, Tony McCombie, Daniel Swanson, Mike Murphy, David Friess, Randy E. Frese, Dave Severin, Norine K. Hammond, Stephanie A. Kifowit, Emanuel Chris Welch, Jeff Keicher, Andrew S. Chesney, Chris Bos, Deanne M. Mazzochi, Dagmara Avelar and Maura Hirschauer

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Scott M. Bennett - Laura M. Murphy - Jacqueline Y. Collins - John Connor - Christopher Belt, Karina Villa, Thomas Cullerton, Suzy Glowiak Hilton, Melinda Bush, Adriane Johnson, Michael E. Hastings, John F. Curran, Julie A. Morrison, Sally J. Turner, Elgie R. Sims, Jr. and Laura Ellman)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  12/3/2021HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0676

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/2-3.182 new
105 ILCS 5/3-11from Ch. 122, par. 3-11
105 ILCS 5/10-19.1from Ch. 122, par. 10-19.1
105 ILCS 5/10-23.13
105 ILCS 5/21B-45
105 ILCS 5/22-85.5 new
105 ILCS 5/22-90 new
105 ILCS 5/27-9.1from Ch. 122, par. 27-9.1
105 ILCS 5/27A-5
720 ILCS 5/11-1.20was 720 ILCS 5/12-13
720 ILCS 5/11-1.60was 720 ILCS 5/12-16
720 ILCS 5/11-25


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code to require the State Board of Education to prepare a parent resource guide to provide a centralized source of the assistance, support, advocacy, and resources available to the parent or guardian of a student who is or may be the victim of sexual abuse. Provides for up to 2 teachers institute days for child abuse prevention training and sexual harassment prevention training, and requires training for school personnel on child sexual abuse. Provides for professional development opportunities concerning the well-being of students. Adds provisions concerning sexual misconduct in schools, including requiring a school district to develop a code of conduct, an employment history review, and what a sex education class must teach. Amends the Criminal Code of 2012 to add certain acts to the offenses of criminal sexual assault, aggravated criminal sexual abuse, and grooming. Effective immediately.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
105 ILCS 5/3-11from Ch. 122, par. 3-11
105 ILCS 5/10-19.1from Ch. 122, par. 10-19.1
105 ILCS 5/10-23.13
105 ILCS 5/22-90 new
105 ILCS 5/27-9.1from Ch. 122, par. 27-9.1
Adds reference to:
325 ILCS 5/3from Ch. 23, par. 2053

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the School Code to require the State Board of Education to develop and maintain a resource guide that provides guidance for pupils, parents or guardians, and teachers about sexual abuse response and prevention resources available in their community; sets forth requirements concerning the guide. Provides for educator professional development opportunities concerning training on the physical and mental health needs of students, student safety, educator ethics, professional conduct, and other topics. To prevent sexual misconduct with students, requires each school district, charter school, or nonpublic, nonsectarian elementary or secondary school to develop an employee code of professional conduct policy; sets forth requirements concerning the policy. Amends the Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act. Changes the definition of "abused child". Amends the Criminal Code of 2012 to add certain acts to the offenses of criminal sexual assault, aggravated criminal sexual abuse, and grooming. Varied effective date.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 2
Deletes reference to:
105 ILCS 5/2-3.182 new
720 ILCS 5/11-1.20 was 720 ILCS 5/12-13
720 ILCS 5/11-1.60was 720 ILCS 5/12-16
Adds reference to:
105 ILCS 5/2-3.188 new

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the contents of the bill as engrossed, with the following changes. Requires the resource guide to be developed by July 1, 2023 (rather than July 1, 2022). Provides that the provisions concerning the resource guide and sexual misconduct in schools apply to a school district, charter school, or nonpublic school (rather than a school district, charter school, or nonpublic, nonsectarian elementary or secondary school). Makes a change concerning dating and meeting with students. Removes the amendatory provisions related to criminal sexual assault and aggravated criminal sexual abuse in the Criminal Code of 2012. Adds the use of written communication to the offense of grooming. Changes the effective date to provide that the provisions amending the School Code and the Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act are effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/16/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Michelle Mussman
  2/17/2021HouseFirst Reading
  2/17/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/9/2021HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee
  3/24/2021HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee; 018-000-000
  3/29/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Fred Crespo
  4/8/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/12/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Joyce Mason
  4/12/2021HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Joyce Mason
  4/13/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Avery Bourne
  4/13/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Amy Elik
  4/13/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Joyce Mason
  4/13/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Katie Stuart
  4/13/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. LaToya Greenwood
  4/13/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan Carroll
  4/13/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Justin Slaughter
  4/13/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  4/13/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Deb Conroy
  4/13/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen Willis
  4/13/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Tony McCombie
  4/13/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel Swanson
  4/13/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Murphy
  4/13/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. David Friess
  4/13/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Randy E. Frese
  4/13/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dave Severin
  4/13/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Norine K. Hammond
  4/13/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  4/19/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Michelle Mussman
  4/19/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/20/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee
  4/21/2021HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/21/2021HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/21/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee; 023-000-000
  4/22/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  4/22/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  4/22/2021HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/22/2021HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 115-000-000
  4/22/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jeff Keicher
  4/22/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Andrew S. Chesney
  4/22/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Chris Bos
  4/22/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Deanne M. Mazzochi
  4/23/2021SenateArrive in Senate
  4/23/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/23/2021SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Scott M. Bennett
  4/23/2021SenateFirst Reading
  4/23/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  5/4/2021SenateAssigned to Criminal Law
  5/5/2021SenateTo Criminal Law- Clear Compliance
  5/19/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Scott M. Bennett
  5/19/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  5/20/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Criminal Law
  5/21/2021SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 29, 2021
  5/29/2021SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  5/30/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  8/23/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  8/23/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Karina Villa
  8/31/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  9/1/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Thomas Cullerton
  9/10/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Suzy Glowiak Hilton
  9/14/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
  9/16/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Adriane Johnson
  10/4/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael E. Hastings
  10/7/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. John F. Curran
  10/13/2021SenateRe-assigned to Criminal Law
  10/13/2021SenateRule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As December 1, 2021
  10/14/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  10/15/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Scott M. Bennett
  10/15/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  10/15/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. John Connor
  10/19/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Criminal Law
  10/19/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Sally J. Turner
  10/19/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Adopted
  10/19/2021SenateDo Pass as Amended Criminal Law; 010-000-000
  10/19/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading
  10/19/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Christopher Belt
  10/19/2021SenateSecond Reading
  10/19/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading October 20, 2021
  10/20/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
  10/20/2021SenateThird Reading - Passed; 056-000-000
  10/20/2021HouseArrived in House
  10/20/2021HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 2
  10/20/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 5-4(a)
  10/25/2021HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Michelle Mussman
  10/25/2021HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  10/25/2021HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Rules Referred to Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee
  10/26/2021HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee; 021-000-000
  10/28/2021House3/5 Vote Required
  10/28/2021HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 House Concurs 114-000-000
  10/28/2021HouseHouse Concurs
  10/28/2021HousePassed Both Houses
  10/28/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dagmara Avelar
  10/28/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Maura Hirschauer
  11/22/2021HouseSent to the Governor
  12/3/2021HouseGovernor Approved
  12/3/2021HouseEffective Date December 3, 2021; ; some provisions effective 6-1-2022
  12/3/2021HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0676
  4/9/2022SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura Ellman

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